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The support person then said to restart the computer, there was no follow up and I was not able to contact them again so I presume that the do not know how What is your Norton product and version? I had already read that link, and spent a fair bit of time researching the problem. Sign Up All Content All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Browse Forums Guidelines Staff Online Users Members More Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started his comment is here

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MSE had it. Rekrul Newbie Posts: 19 Right-click scan option disappeared « on: October 02, 2009, 01:49:02 PM » I don't have Avast running all the time, I only use it as an on-demand I don't have any other security software.

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Firefox    Forum Deity Trusted Advisors 15,065 posts Location: USA ID: 6   Posted March 25, 2014 Basically it means that i didn't notice the tutorial section :x I did the suggested registry change and it's now listed on the desktop context menu.. Anybody know how to get the 'Scan with Norton' option back? Go to Solution.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... On my Laptop with same W10 and NSwBU it is working OK. Clarence Boddicker Visitor2 Reg: 06-Jan-2016 Posts: 4 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: Cannot right click / scan with Norton (Windows 10) Posted: 28-Jan-2016 | 1:54AM • Permalink I had pretty Simply put, Norton isn't at fault for what Microsoft does to its system.

I've tried updating and restarting but nothing. Visitor2 Reg: 28-Jan-2016 Posts: 3 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: Cannot right click / scan with Norton (Windows 10) Posted: 28-Jan-2016 | 2:03AM • Edited: 28-Jan-2016 | 2:05AM • Permalink Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News/Getty Images Related Articles [Microsoft Security Essentials] | Microsoft Security Essentials: How to See the Last Scan Results [Microsoft Security Essentials] | Error Code 0x8004FF00 in Microsoft Security Did you change the context menu entries?You can try repairing your installation.

If this still fails then it is definitely the WRData directory getting in the way. Thanks. anyone know how to enable this in W10 Defender? I have the context menu option enabled, but it will not do a manual scan in version 2.0.

Lots of MS updates on Jan 12 including KB890830 which is updated every Month. this content This did not fix the problem... I don't even have any icons on my Desktop other than "My Computer" and the one for Total Commander. OS W10 Reply With Quote New 05 Aug 2015 #8 eLPuSHeR View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Power User Join Date : Jul 2015 Posts : 688 Windows 10

I have made development aware and they are investigating. I ran SFC /SCANNOW on my systems and no errors found. I saw a registry hack for Windows 8 but i'm not sure how to do it in Windows 10.. weblink It is strange that Windows Defender option appears on both systems but does not work as it is disabled.

Did you change the context menu entries?No, I've never even heard of Glary Utilities. Clarence Boddicker Visitor2 Reg: 06-Jan-2016 Posts: 4 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: Cannot right click / scan with Norton (Windows 10) Posted: 17-Jan-2016 | 12:40AM • Permalink Thanks for the This only happen on my W10 desktop and no problem on my W10 Laptop.

It works in Windows 10 Sorry bout that!

null null of th... Removing those 2 KBs didn't fix the problem, but using system restore to 'remove' all three made Norton Security's Scan Now (or whatever) function appear in the context menus again. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.Press Scan button.It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Windows 8 Considerations Windows 8 does not use Microsoft Security Essentials, but rather ships with Windows Defender.

Having said that Norton is not at fault for what Microsoft does to its system, if various incarnations of that KB has been an issue for a while now, it reflects And that lack of follow up has been brought to Norton's attention. Similar Threads Thread Forum Windows Defender takes forever to scanWindows defender used to speed by, now it is slow as a snail. http://ariseoo.com/right-click/right-click-on-mac-trackpad-not-working.html Is this a new behavior or a bug? In MBAM 1.75 I was able to do a right-click scan on folders and files from my computer, usb, and my external hard disk... 

Checking your browser before accessing winhelp.us. Things happen. Like other anti-virus applications, Microsoft Security Essentials enables you scan single files or folders using the right-click context menu. Forum New Posts FAQ Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Tutorial Index Tutorials Join Us Forum Windows 10 Forums AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security right click scan in windows defender?

I suggest you take remedial math if you can't spot the problem there. Galt    Antidisestablishmentarianist Experts 2,473 posts Location: 3rd Rock Interests: Annoyances, especially M$ related. We know more people that do not run them and have worse problems... My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Basically all my system loads is my firewall software (Kerio freeware version), GetRight (download accelerator) and the Nvidia prefs for my graphics card. If it fails, uninstall/install again.The repair option worked, thanks. I can't believe that a well know product like Norton has such poor support and crumby software. Alfred AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts